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Nalin Gupta

MD PhD

Chief, Pediatric Neurological Surgery, San Francisco
West Coast enthusiast

Dr. Nalin Gupta, chief of pediatric neurological surgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, is an expert in the evaluation and surgical management of neurological disorders in children, including epilepsy, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, and cranial and spinal birth defects.

Gupta's primary research focuses on the role of inflammation in brain tumor progression. He is a principal investigator of the Brain Tumor Research Center at UCSF. He also is involved in national clinical studies of brain tumors and the effectiveness of fetal surgery for spina bifida.

Gupta earned his medical degree and completed residency training in neurological surgery at the University of Toronto. He completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children. He also has a doctorate in biophysics from UCSF. He served as an attending neurosurgeon at the University of Chicago before coming to UCSF.

  • Education

    UCSF, Graduate Group in Biophysics, 1996

    University of Toronto School of Medicine, 1987

  • Residencies

    University of Toronto Hospital, Neurosurgery, 1997

  • Fellowships

    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Pediatric Neurosurgery, 1998

  • Board Certifications

    Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

I always put the kids first.

Fetal Treatment Center

Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital

1855 Fourth St., Second Floor, Room A-2432
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.8

Overall Experience
55 Reviews
Dr. Gupta is a world-class physician. His expertise bedside manner and humility are unmatched. He and his team cured our daughter of a life-threatening condition and we are eternally grateful. Thank you!!! You are truly the best.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
54 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
54 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
54 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
54 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
84 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
24 Reviews
Decorative Caduceus

A Single-Stage, Adaptive, Open-label, Dose Escalation Safety and Efficacy Study of AADC Deficie...

Assessment of adverse events related to surgery (including intracerebral hemorrhage or stroke, CNS infection) and gene transfer (including severity of post-operative dyskinesia)

Recruiting

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